Morning round-up: Michelle Obama might wear Thakoon today...

20 January 2009

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She might have stuck with Narciso Rodriguez so far but what will Michelle Obama bring out for today's Inauguration. Here's what we know so far: it'll be an American designer, the colour palette's already been decided (the family always stick to a theme), she's narrowed her evening choices to three and she's purchased a Thakoon coat and dress potentially for the day's ceremony. Only six hours to go until we know... [WWD]

Her husband's already got his outfit nailed, though. Barack has chosen to wear an ordinary suit rather than the traditional top hat and tails at today's Inauguration. [The Sun]

Here's another husband of a fashion big-hitter fooling around. Dame Vivienne Westwood's husband Andreas took to the catwalk at her menswear show in Milan dressed as his wife. And in a wheelbarrow. As you do. [Fab Sugar]

Things are less cheery in fash-land between Giorgio Armani and Dolce and Gabanna. The former's accused the Italian duo of copying his menswear quilted trousers. Yep, coming to a man near you soon... [The Guardian]

Boys, take note from the oh-so-polite Jasmine Guinness. Despite Sir Stuart Rose not following through on plans for Jasmine's range of hosiery for M&S, she has no bad feelings for the high street store: ‘Even if I only got free pants and bras, I think it would still be the best job.' [The Independent]


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